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Walden’s PhD in Human and Social Services program can broaden your understanding of the human services field within a global context through an interprofessional approach and course features such as:
If you have earned either a master’s or a bachelor’s degree, you are eligible for Walden’s PhD in Human and Social Services program, with an expedited path available for those who hold a master's degree.
Next Start Date: May 28, 2019
Limited-Time Offer: Receive a $5,000 grant, first residency without residency fee, and $500 doctoral residency air travel voucher if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on May 28, 2019.
Transfer Credits: Contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.
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Expedited Path to Your PhD
Do you have the time, the discipline, and the motivation to fully commit yourself to a doctoral program? For the ambitious student who wants to hit the ground running, Walden offers a full-time, accelerated path to a doctorate. If you hold a master’s degree in a related field, you can complete your PhD in Human and Social Services degree in less time by taking advantage of this new path.
Earn Your PhD While Balancing Priorities
We now offer additional services to PhD in Human and Social Services students to help you manage all of your priorities so you can achieve your goals.
Benefit from customized registration, doctoral support podcasts, virtual check-in groups, and accommodating faculty. To support family needs, residencies for this program are held in family-friendly locations such as Orlando, Florida, and Anaheim, California.
In this program, you will:
Become more than a scholar; gain skills to help you make a difference in your community. Depending on your specialization, your career options may include a role as a:*
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
If you have earned either a master’s or a bachelor’s degree, you are eligible for this program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.
Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.
Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by callingWalden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. , to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.
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